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Brown Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at Brown? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Brown University <nil> diversity report are below.

Brown Student Population

9,948 Total Students
6,605 Undergraduates
3,008 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Brown University?

Brown total enrollment is approximately 9,948 students. 6,605 are undergraduates and 3,008 are graduate students.

Brown Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Brown undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Brown Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,744
Asian 1,224
Hispanic 734
International 733
Black or African American 478
Multi-Ethnic 417
Unknown 242
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Brown Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 50% of full-time grad students are women, and 50% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Brown Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,071
International 902
Asian 325
Hispanic 261
Black or African American 214
Multi-Ethnic 116
Unknown 110
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Brown Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,880
International 1,762
Asian 1,569
Hispanic 1,019
Black or African American 700
Multi-Ethnic 536
Unknown 438
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Brown University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 3,044
Black or African American 302
Asian 251
Multi-Ethnic 89
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Brown Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 5,208 female students and 4,740 male students at Brown.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Brown is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  94.56 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 2,355 female teachers and 2,112 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

95.54% Out of State
14.18% Out of the Country

Brown ranks 3 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

95.54% of Brown students come from out of state, and 14.18% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  99 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 46 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 245
New York 214
Massachusetts 176
Connecticut 68
New Jersey 68

International Students at Brown

Students from 117 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Canada.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
61.62% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  70.43 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Brown, 61.62% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 3,212
18-19 3,009
22-24 1,690
25-29 1,380
30-34 439
35 and over 241
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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